Pentagon now classifying once-public test report on BMDS operational effectiveness

By Jason Sherman / March 9, 2018 at 2:26 PM
The Pentagon's top weapons tester -- citing operational security concerns -- has drawn the curtain on a key public report that characterizes the operational effectiveness, suitability and survivability of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, a $165 billion project to defend against North Korean and Iranian threats. The director of operational test and evaluation has ended the practice of routinely publishing an unclassified assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, a volume separate from the office's annual report surveying dozens of...

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